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High Notes On This Day
From Budapest to Berlin, Ferenc Fricsay’s Operatic Milestones
Hungarian conductor Ferenc Friscsay, born on August 9, 1914, will always be remembered for having his recording of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony appear on Stanley Kubrick’s “A Clockwork Orange.” But the maestro did so much more throughout his career, particularly in the realm of opera. Throughout his career, he had some major milestone moments with some of the world’s greatest European houses. Let’s have a look. La Traviata in Budapest Fricsay’s…